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Lilbits: Realme 4K Google TV stick, Black Shark 4S, and a Raspberry Pi-powered Game Boy Advance clone

Pine64, a company known for making Linux-friendly laptops, smartphones, tablets, and single-board computers, has also been branching out into new territory including smartwatches and E Ink tablets in recent years. Now the company is teasing an announcement for something new – but we’ll have to wait until October 15th to find out what it is. […]

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Realme MagDart is a 50W magnetic, wireless smartphone charger

As expected, Chinese phone maker is launching a wireless charging system for smartphones that connects to the back of a phone via magnets. Realme’s MagDart system is basically the company’s answer to Apple’s MagSafe charging for iPhones. And like Apple, Realme will offer accessories including wireless charging pads, stands, and battery packs. One key difference though? Apple’s […]

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Lilbits: Google Pixel 6 with Tensor processor, Steam Deck, and upgrading the GPD Win Max

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are coming this fall and they’ll feature a brand new design with a large camera bar across the back of the phones and upgraded camera hardware including new sensors and lenses. But the biggest chance, Google says, is under the hood. Google’s Pixel 6 series phones will […]

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Realme GT packs a Snapdragon 888 processor into a $440 smartphone

Flagship smartphone prices have been trending upward in recent years, prompting some phone makers like Google and Honor to keep prices lower by outfitting their phones with mid-range processors like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 700 series chips while others, like Motorola, have opted for Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 870 as a cheaper alternative to the top tier Snapdragon […]

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Realme X3 SuperZoom smartphone packs a 120 Hz display and 5x optical zoom (60x hybrid zoom)

Chinese smartphone maker Realme’s newest smartphone gets its name from its camera, which the company says supports up to 60x hybrid zoom (or 5x zoom when using optical zoom only). In fact, the 64MP telephoto camera on the Realme X3 SuperZoom is the phone’s primary camera, although there are also 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro […]

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Realme X50 Pro 5G packs flagship specs into a $550 phone

The prices for flagship smartphones have been creeping upward in recent years. $1000 smartphones aren’t unusual anymore, and some of the latest foldables sell for twice as much. And then there’s the Realme X50 Pro 5G. This phone has most of the hallmarks of a modern flagship including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 5G support, […]

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Realme X2 Pro smartphone features flagship specs for under $400 (a 90Hz display, Snapdragon 855+)

As prices of flagship phones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and Google hover around the $1,000 mark, some Chinese phone makers continue to show that it’s possible to offer flagship-class specs for lower prices. Much lower. The Realme X2 Pro is a smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, a 6.5 inch, 90 Hz, 1000-nit, FHD+ AMOLED display, […]

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Smartphones with 64MP cameras coming soon (and 108MP eventually)

The megapixel wars have returned. There are a handful of smartphones on the market with cameras capable of capturing images up to 48MP. But soon the first phones with 64MP cameras will be available. Chinese phone makers Xiaomi and Oppo are racing to announce the first smartphones with 64 megapixel cameras, with Xiaomi introducing the […]